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Old 03-10-2009, 05:11 AM   #1
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Question New to YarisWorld and lookin for a little advise!

I have been a Yaris owner since Feb 08 and have made some minor mods to her. I'm in the market for some lowering springs... and I have been debating between the Tein STech and the Tanabe DF210.

I've read a lot of posts on here... and I have come to the assumption that most use the Tanabe's. I just wanted some insight on the pro's and con's of both products if possible. I know Tein is a good quality spring, but I haven't heard much about the Tanabe's.

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Old 03-10-2009, 05:32 AM   #2
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i guess it all depends on how low you want it....
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Old 03-10-2009, 05:56 AM   #3
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welcome!! you must decide on brand preference and ride height. It's
your choice from there!
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Old 03-10-2009, 08:32 AM   #4
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I've got the df210's and I can't really find anything to complain about. the rides a little stiffer, but I expected that.
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What are the specs on your wheels and tyre size? That's an important coinsideration when considering a drop.
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What are the specs on your wheels and tyre size? That's an important coinsideration when considering a drop.
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:09 AM   #7
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Thanks all!

Wheel size is 205/40R17

I am expecting a stiff ride with the drop, so not so worried about that, lookin for quality of the spring as well as lowering height... the specs all seem to be close... and from what I see from here, it seems tein and tanabe are pretty equal... except for cost!!! Is the over all quality and longevity worth the extra cash???
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i personally dont like tein... i have sprint springs and they barely stiffened(if that a word) the ride
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Old 03-11-2009, 04:45 AM   #9
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How much lower is it w the sprint springs? also, what is you wheel size?

Nice ride by the way... love the color!
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Old 03-12-2009, 12:26 AM   #10
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my wheel size is the same as yours 205/40R17.... the springs gave me a 1.7" drop... i am content with them
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Old 03-12-2009, 02:27 AM   #11
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Another intermediate spring is the Progress, which is hard to pass up at $145 shipped.

I haven't had anyone say a bad thing about the Tanabes, they are a consistent best seller.
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Old 03-12-2009, 03:39 AM   #12
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Sweet... I appriciate the input!

I'll do a little more research, and get some pics up when its done!

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Old 03-12-2009, 05:01 AM   #13
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listen 2 garm he's the yaris expert... maybe one day ill be as yaris knowledge as he is...
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